Sen. Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions

State:
Alabama
Seniority:
Junior
Party:
Republican

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1997-2015 Senator,
Alabama

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Sponsorship Analysis

Sessions is a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Sessions’s bills have had a total of 127 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Sessions to other members of the Senate on leadership and ideology.

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Committee Membership

Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Apr 2014, Sessions missed 113 of 5,474 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is worse than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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